Canadian Taxpayers Podcast
This podcast is for Canadians who want lower taxes, less waste and more accountable government. We go beyond the politics to push for policies that shrink tax bills. We break exclusive news stories about government waste that aren’t covered by the media. And we enforce accountability and transparency for politicians in every political party. Join the Canadian Taxpayers Federation at taxpayer.com.
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We gave our team a little bit of time off this week, so we put together a best of Waste Watch for you to listen to. Now take it easy, be careful with your heart rate on this stuff. It can put up the blood pressure. Try to think of it as ...
News at the Top – Debt Clock Officially Broken The CTF needs a new Debt Clock after federal debt officially surpassed a trillion. Our Aaron Wudrick talks to Todd MacKay about showcasing that debt on Parliament Hill. Link: https://www.blacklocks.ca/need-a-13-digit-debt-clock/ HELP US GET A NEW DEBT CLOCK: https://www.taxpayer.com/donate/trudeau-broke-the-debt-clock Deep Dive – Our Naughty and Nice ...
Alberta MLA Drew Barnes is calling on “all Alberta politicians, including Alberta’s 34 members of Parliament, to take an immediate 20 per cent pay reduction.” Our Alberta Director Franco Terrazano interviewed Barnes. You can sign the PETITION calling on politicians to take pay cuts here: https://www.taxpayer.com/petitions/top-bureaucrats-need-to-take-a-20-per-cent-pay-cut Read the Op-Eds: https://calgarysun.com/opinion/columnists/guest-opinion-more-ucp-mlas-need-to-speak-out-against-a-pst https://edmontonsun.com/opinion/columnists/amidst-another-lockdown-albertas-politicians-need-to-take-a-pay-cut ...
#40 Deficit Skyrocketing Yet Again, Feds Lied About Carbon Tax Hike, and Infrastructure Bank CEO Exit Costs a Bundle
News at the Top – Deficit Skyrocketing Once Again Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is spending about $1.8 billion every single day. Ontario Director Jasmine Moulton and Quebec Director Renaud Brossard talk about what that does to our national debt. Link: https://nationalpost.com/pmn/health-pmn/canada-projects-bigger-deficit-borrowing-to-top-c1-trillion-3 Deep Dive – Feds Lied About Carbon Tax Rise Prime Minister Justin ...
News at the Top – How High Can Carbon Taxes Go? Just how high can carbon taxes go? Our Alberta Director Franco Terrazano and our B.C. Director Kris Sims go through the impending damage to your bank account. Link: https://www.reddeeradvocate.com/opinion/second-carbon-tax-will-be-a-disaster/ https://torontosun.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-ready-for-a-300-carbon-tax SIGN the PETITION: https://www.taxpayer.com/petitions/stop-trudeau-s-second-carbon-tax Deep Dive – Trudeau Broke Our Debt Clock The ...